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28Jul
2014
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The Happy Mondays – Whole Happiness Academy Revealed

Announcing  The Whole Happiness Academy Almost a year since we founded our Whole Happiness™ initiative, I am overcome with joy to announce the Whole Happiness™ Academy. Building and expanding a business is all about systems. Attempting to distill my knowledge into a sustainable online program was completely daunting to me, not because of the content, […]

19Sep
2013
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The 80/20 Rule and other break throughs to Whole Happiness™

SWB 2013 SPEAKERS’ PODCAST SERIES SWB 2013 CONFERENCE 30-31 October, Sydney. Known as the Dr Seuss of Health and Nutrition Sam Gowing is an award winning Chef and passionate socialpreneur, with a journey that’s taken her from a Front Bar on the gritty streets of Collingwood to the Sand and Surf of Byron Bay. Like […]

18Sep
2013
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Australia’s leading spa chef hangs up her apron to find Whole Happiness™

Media Release: September 2013 Australia’s leading spa chef Samantha Gowing has worked for the past 15 years with people all over the world on improving their health and wellbeing. This year Samantha is thrilled to launch her first book ‘The Healing Feeling’, it represents her life work and passion for spreading the health and wellness word in a […]

09Jun
2014
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The Happy Mondays | Happiness & Food with Geoff Jansz

Is your relationship with food a happy one? How do we as individuals and a society develop a happy relationship with this fundamental element of life? We chew it over with passionate chefs and all-round foodies Geoff Jansz and Samantha Gowing. The Happiness Show is a 12 episode series on ABC Local Radio exploring the notion […]

18Feb
2018
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NEW READER? START HERE…

Welcome to Food Health Wealth. Hi! I’m Sam! I founded my global wellness company Gowings Food Health Wealth way back in the year 1999.  Since then, I have been developing websites, blogging, mentoring, teaching, writing books and creating recipes for you to read, share and be aware. So I made this tasty little welcome post just for you, […]

20Dec
2017
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A very short history of Gowings

The Gowing name has been synonymous with good food, bars and cars in Australia since the automative boom of the 60s and the gastronomic boom of the 70s. Excerpt from The Byron Bay Echo 2009 by Victoria Cosford. Samantha Gowing was 20 years old when her father’s horse won the Melbourne Cup. His hand gripping […]

02Aug
2016
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Gut and Polish

In through the out door. Finding the right mindset to write this little piece of peace has been a challenge until I found myself with a loose end. Be warned, the next few paragraphs might be filled with more bad jokes and a rare teaspoon of crass. Oh, and you will need to pass me a swear jar. […]

23Sep
2015
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Event – Superfoods Revealed

SUPERFOODS A Google search of the term generates almost 10 million results, the majority of which are sourced from media organisations, health and nutrition websites and companies selling health-related supplements. To this end, the term ‘Superfood’ has become a buzzword in the health and nutrition industry, yet there is no clear consensus on the meaning […]

15Jul
2015
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Steph Prem

Now, I met this bendy goodness goddess of the snow a while back when she was hosting a retreat at Cabarita. For a former Winter Olympian who spent ten years of her life as a professional athlete, Steph is one of the most grounded people I know that has lived much of her life going downhill fast. What inspires […]

03Jul
2015
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Byron Bay Brain On Business Mastermind Club

LAUNCHING My exclusive Byron Bay Brain On Business Mastermind Club. Do you want to make the new financial year your best ever year? Do you need an enlightened, fabulous and take no prisoners kind of mentoring program to help you rocket into the stratosphere? Do you promise to be good, attentive, do your homework and […]

11Feb
2015
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Simone Baldwin

Well here is a woman after my own heart. Imagine my joy when I stumbled across this goddess! Like a sister from another mister, Simone and I have found each other through our online newsletters. She’s been based in Jakarta for ten years and recently moved back to Melbourne. We are blessed to have mutual […]

29Dec
2014
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Stock! In the name of love

If you haven’t reworked the Christmas turkey yet then today is the day to pluck up the courage and lay that ol’ bird to rest. After all it’s been four days and nobody really wants to go cold turkey any longer. I love a good Chrissy feast however this year I found myself having a […]

20Nov
2014
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In Farm’s Way – A gift to our community

As the late spring sun bunkers down for the night, its final rays deliver a beacon of light radiating across fresh pastures of hope. Enthusiastically I join an authentic tribe of Byron Bay producers, locals, influencers and doers for a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit The Farm for a delightful pre opening tour, drinks […]

04Aug
2014
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The Happy Mondays – Guts & Glory

Many years ago I was commissioned to write a piece for the inaugural Sleepers Almanac, in fact 2014 marks the ninth edition of this perennial favourite. Oh how time flies. The first edition was called the Nervous System and I was lucky enough to scribe one of my favourite pieces of clinical nutrition, heavily punctuated with Gowisms […]

07Jul
2014
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The Happy Mondays: The gift of the present

Good Morning Good Looking! This morning I’m so stoked to share with you a special gift I created. For many years I have worked with luxury health retreats and spas. Internationally I have been blessed to travel to far-flung places like Zanzibar, Tanzania and the beautiful sub-continent of Sri Lanka to spread the wellness word. […]

30Jun
2014
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The Happy Mondays: Dancing the Abundance

I love a new financial year. I love the fact that world does not shut down for four weeks and then take another four to get going – like it does over Christmas. I’m really looking forward to the next 12 months. I feel like I have been in recovery for the last six months […]

16Jun
2014
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Happy Mondays – 100 Happy Days

Can you be happy for 100 days in a row? ‘Yes’ says the 100 Happy Day Challenge which asks participants to pause just once a day and snap a photo of something that makes them happy. Participants then share their daily delights on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in order to spread the joy and hopefully make another person happy, […]

22Dec
2013
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History

The Gowing name has been synonymous with good food (and cars) in Australia since the gastronomic boom of the 1970s.

13Dec
2013
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Radio

3AW Nov 2018 Sam Chats with Denis Walter about food as medicine and gastronomic tourism. BAY FM BELLY “The super special Samantha Gowing graces the airwaves this week and shares the story of food health and wealth via her newest venture into ‘The Kitchens’ in Robina Town Centre.” ABC774 Radio Melbourne with Clare Bowditch talking […]

03Aug
2013
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Becoming a Woman of Influence

It feels as though I have barely had an original motivating thought or idea for about a month and this is certainly reflected in my blogging life. In hindsight however, this is not really true as my focus has been on birth the Whole Happiness™ initiative which I will launch at the forthcoming Sustaining Women […]

05Apr
2019
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Great barrier grief

The abyss of grief is a chasm so vast that no compass can navigate its exodus. Time is suspended, daily tasks rendered impossible. It is the only state where time and date are so irrelevant that the segmentation of society’s structure is blindingly apparent. As if in apology, time slowly returns and allegedly can heal […]

10Oct
2017
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Byron Bay Good Food Guide

Summer 2019 The Byron Shire is a delicious food bowl brimming with an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce and talented cooks aplenty. While the front gate of the region is the Farmers’ Markets, the front door is the bounty of good places to meet, drink and eat. Whether it’s of south-east Asian influence or […]

05Oct
2016
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A Class Act

Each one should teach one When it comes to the new wave of health foods and associated activities available on the market, integrity can be as thinly spread as Nutella on a slither of sourdough in a Sunday surcharge saturated seaside cafe. If you lack the X factor – also known as a jolly good dose of […]

16Jan
2016
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Why I broke up with the Paleo diet

Not since Nathan Pritikin and his skinny genes have we seen such polarization in the food fret set. I have been watching this unfold in the cyber wings for quite sometime now. I jest that Pete Evans ruined our Paleo party, and as the revelation that dumb Belle Gibson was a fraudster rocked the world, that […]

12Nov
2014
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Rockin’ Women Wednesdays – Sarah Murphy

You know I find it constantly fascinating how timing is everything when it comes to destiny. Take this babe, Sarah Murphy for instance. You’d reckon we would have been besties in Melbourne judging from that bio below, but the truth is we only met two years ago. We were both in Melbourne for SWB, which […]

23Jun
2014
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The Happy Mondays: On the source

Putting the soul into the solstice. It’s fair to say that living on the most eastern tip of the Australian mainland that we get to see the sunshine first. With our vast open sky, no high-rise buildings and a bounty of ocean at our doorstep, there is a proliferation of natural light – even on […]

02Jun
2014
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The Happy Mondays: How to eat yourself happy

Winter’s blanket is slowly engulfing our friends in the south yet here in the Bay the 2nd of June brings another glorious morning of blue sky, crisp air and a slowly stirring tourist town that is aclimatising to the low season. This perpetual showering of sunlight brings even more vitamin D to our bones, enriching […]

28Apr
2014
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A letter to my 47 year self

If I was a betting woman So barely a month has slipped by since you left age town eh? And yet we’re talking about this already. You warned me this could happen. You hinted that things were changing. And blow me down with a biodynamic goose feather if you didn’t say – albeit too bloody often – […]

24Jan
2014
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Gowings Peppermint Slice

At the time of writing this post early 2014, I was becoming more and more intrigued by the Paleo way of life. The more I read, the more it maked sense, especially from an unprocessed, wholefoods point of view. Essentially it’s about minimising your grain intake and upping the ante on premium organic meat and enjoying […]

29Dec
2013
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The Best of Byron Bay & Beyond

Here’s a chef’s guide to Byron Bay & surrounds to help you through your stay. Leave a comment below and let me know your favourite! For regular updates also visit Get Forked And Fly Seven Byron Bay dishes you must try: Samantha Gowing, Byron Bay Cooking School for Traveller by Julietta Jameson GINGER TURMERIC BEER, ELIXIBA BOTANICAL BREWS Brewed […]

21Dec
2013
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The Healing Feeling Paperback Book – AMAZON

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Samantha Gowing’s first book ‘The Healing Feeling’ recipes and remedies from Australia’s leading spa chef. It represents her life work and passion for spreading the nutrition, health and wellness word in a way that’s fun and accessible. Across 143 beautifully designed colour pages Samantha shares not only her health-giving recipes and remedies but also her engaging personal stories and extensive knowledge of nutrition and Chinese medicine. All done with her trademark great humour and word play.
UPDATE 2019 The Healing Feeling is available directly from Amazon only.
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13Dec
2013
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Media

Our media gallery features a selection of print, video and radio interviews.  3AW Melbourne Denis Walter chats to Sam Gowing about food as medicine, diet myths and the Doctrine of Signatures on Nov 14 2018   Printed Media Read ANZ PRIMELINK OCTOBER 2017 Read Endeavour Wellspring Magazine Destinations of the World Spa Business Australian […]

24Nov
2013
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The Little Red Book That Could

After a whirlwind book tour that took us to Bali, Melbourne (twice!) onto Sydney and home to Byron, “The little red book that could” has been well received across land and sea. Here’s a few snaps and snippets of local media, radio and the Byron Bay book launch at St. Elmo last week.  Stock up […]

24Sep
2013
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The sceptic’s guide to healthy eating

Can healthy food be fun? Great to chat with Dani Valent who rounded up fellow food-lovers to find the fun side of eating well for The Age, Epicure 24/9/13. Original article here. Top photo: Steven Stewart. Obviously, I want to be healthy. If I’m sick, how am I going to get to restaurants, sit up straight […]